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Sibanye-Stillwater Weighs Buying Copper, Other Metals Amid Clean Energy Trend

Beckett Bronze Company was incorporated May 21, 1913 as the Delaware Brass and Aluminum Company by a group of stockholders which included John Beckett, a molder, and his son, Charles. The chief executive of Sibanye-Stillwater SBGL -9.14% said the South African miner wants to expand beyond precious metals, through acquisitions, into copper, cobalt and other… Read More

Weakening Dollar Could Lift Commodities in 2020

Beckett Bronze manufactures bronze bearings, bronze bushings, and bronze bars. Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. A softening U.S. dollar could give commodity prices a boost this year. After a year in which a strong dollar weighed on commodity prices, some banks now… Read More

With Copper Stocks Tapped Out, Banks See a 2020 Price Spike

Originally, the company produced only foundry castings at the 106 East 20th Street plant, but expanded to producing machined parts in the 1920’s. A Machine Shop building was leased until 1969 when a new Machine Shop building was built at 401 West 23rd Street. (Bloomberg) — The price of copper, a barometer for the global… Read More

METALS-Copper ticks higher on low inventories, equity bounce

Beckett Bronze manufactures bronze bearings, bronze bushings, and bronze bars. Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. (Adds Shanghai closing prices; updates London prices) BEIJING, Jan 7 (Reuters) – London copper prices inched upwards for a second session on Tuesday, tracking equity markets, as… Read More

METALS-Copper falls after U.S. kills top Iranian commander

Beckett Bronze produces cast bronze precision-machined parts and continuous cast bars. Castings are manufactured at the East 20th Street plant. The West 23rd Street plant produces finished machined parts and has about 75 machine tools including CNC lathes. (Updates with closing prices) By Peter Hobson LONDON, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Copper and most other industrial… Read More

Copper steady near 7-month highs in thin trade

Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Why pay a broker mark up? LONDON — Copper prices on Monday held near last week’s seven-month high as U.S.-China trade deal and improved economic data lifted some clouds from the demand outlook. Trading activity was muted… Read More

Hopes for Global-Growth Rebound Drive Copper Rally

Charles Beckett eventually bought out the other stockholders, including his father, and managed the company until his death in 1960. His daughter, Jo Ann Dixon, continued to manage the company until her sons, Steve and Leon Dixon, joined the company in the early 1970’s. Steve Dixon is currently the General Manager of Beckett Bronze. Copper… Read More

METALS-Copper rally falters after 7-month high as producers hedge

Why pay a broker mark up? Deal direct for cast bronze parts or bars made to your exact specifications for any application. Veteran owned. Competitive prices and delivery. * Copper touches seven-month peak before reversing * Nickel gains 1.8% to two-week high * GRAPHIC-2019 asset returns: tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates with closing prices) By Eric Onstad LONDON,… Read More

METALS-Copper hits 4-1/2-month high on solid China imports

Beckett Bronze Company was incorporated May 21, 1913 as the Delaware Brass and Aluminum Company by a group of stockholders which included John Beckett, a molder, and his son, Charles. Charles Beckett eventually bought out the other stockholders, including his father, and managed the company until his death in 1960. His daughter, Jo Ann Dixon,… Read More

Copper Is Sleeping – Southern Copper Will Follow The Red Metal

Beckett Bronze manufactures bronze bearings, bronze bushings, and bronze bars. Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Why pay a broker mark up? Andrew Hecht The COMEX copper futures contract rolled from December to March futures as the final month of 2019 began this… Read More